There are not many cities in the world that has left lasting impressions on the face of world tourism and Amsterdam is one among them. The city is much notorious for the Red Light District; however, people on Amsterdam tours understand that the place is much more than that.
Amsterdam city has a very rich literary and cultural legacy that can engage tourists of all age groups. Below is a list of some of the interesting yet unexplored places in the city.
Jordaan is a hidden tourist attraction of the city that you need to include in your Amsterdam tours itinerary. Visiting the place will make you feel that you have traveled back in time. You can see literary quarters with antique shops, art galleries, atmospheric bars, courtyard gardens, indie boutiques, cozy pubs, and eateries in the lanes of Jordaan.
Amsterdam’s Open Spaces
The nightlife offered by the city is one of the most exciting things for the tourists. However, many people who tour Amsterdam do not know that the open spaces and public parks of the city are equally attractive and can be alluring for those looking to have a relaxed holiday. Tourists can have meals, soak in the sunlight, and take a dip in the refreshing and clean waters of the parks like Westerpark, Rembrandtpark, Vondelpark, and Sarphatipark.
Many of the tour Amsterdam operators might not count Noord as a part of the Amsterdam city. However, it has a charm of its own that is unrivalled. NDSM-Werf is the most famous part of the city, and is a former shipyard. The place now has the Amsterdam Skate Park, many restaurants and offices, galleries, student houses, workspaces for artists, and spaces to host big events like concerts, flea markets, and festivals. You have to walk through Noord to experience the beauty of the place.
Hidden Tunnel under the Bar Papeneiland
You can find a hidden tunnel under the bar Papeneiland and this is one undiscovered thing that is not much explored by people who tour Amsterdam. The café dates back to times when Catholicism was illegal. In those times, the Catholics worshipped in hidden churches and tunnels. The tunnel from the church to the basement of the bar is still there, and you will be able to visit the place to explore the tunnel.